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Sunday, 24 August 2014

my summer base

review swatch photo
review swatch photo



Time to talk summertime face base. Y'know that time of the year when youre between two shades of foundation and no matter what you do nothing turns out right.

Recently I've been reaching for a combo of the Estee Lauder Double Wear All Day Glow BB Cream and mixing it with the Urban Decay Naked Skin Bronzing Beauty Balm. Thats a bit of a tongue twister isnt it!

The BB Cream is good consistency and covers just enough. My skin is pretty good at the moment so all I need is something to even it out. Mixed with equal parts of the Urban Decay Balm it creates a glowy slightly bronzy base which compliments my skintone really well. Blended into the skin with my HG of foundation brushes the Real Techniques Retractable Bronzing Brush, it gives a lovely airbrushed finish.

Dab a bit of powder on the tzone and conceal any rouge spots and I have my dream summer base. Glowy, flawless and light!


SHOP THE POST:


ESTEE LAUDER  DOUBLE WEAR ALL DAY BB CREAM review swatch
ESTEE LAUDER  DOUBLE WEAR ALL DAY BB CREAM*
URBAN DECAY NAKED BRONZING BEAUTY BALM review swatch
URBAN DECAY NAKED BRONZING BEAUTY BALM*

26 comments

  1. It looks like a great combination, your skin looks lovely! x

    SophiesMakeupBlog

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  2. Uh la la, that base mix looks amazing! I'm not usually one for foundations, but I can manage a good bb, and you sure do! Looks so natural :)

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  3. I so want to try the real techniques bronzing brush!! :-) xx
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  4. Your skin looks flawless! It definitely creates a gorgeous dewy look with the bb and beauty balm mix you used :)

    Andrea x
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  5. You look gorgeous. This base looks perfect.

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  6. I'm a massive fan of BB cream, its just soo much easier to apply! Great post Lily :)x

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  7. So intrigued by the retractable RT brush, will have to give it a go :)

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  8. Love your eyeshadow. It really suits you.

    Michelle xo
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  9. awesome!
    xx
    daniella
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  10. I bet the BB cream is so nice, I really want to try some of the double wear range! xx

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  11. I need to try both of these now!

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  12. The combo sounds bomb! I wish our skins stayed pretty all year round! :D xx

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  13. Some great products, that brush looks great xx

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  14. I love BB creams! But most of them break me out :(

    Sophia || sophiebysophia.blogspot.com

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  15. really want to try that bronzing beauty balm, sounds like a great product x

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  16. Love this! My favourite BB cream is the one by Body Shop :)

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  17. Your skin is looking lovely at the minute so I may have to look into these two products!
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  18. I love BB creams! I'm at the same stage with being in between shades x

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  19. Lovely combination! Your skin looks flawless.

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  20. Your skin looks perfect deffiantly going to have to try them for myself
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